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Richard Branson announces trip to space, ahead of Jeff Bezos

Richard Branson announces trip to space, ahead of Jeff Bezos

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Virgin Galactic’s Richard Branson is aiming to beat fellow billionaire Jeff Bezos into space by nine days.
NFL fines Washington $10M after misconduct investigation

NFL fines Washington $10M after misconduct investigation

The NFL has fined the Washington Football Team $10 million and owner Dan Snyder is stepping away from day-to-day operations for several months after an independent investigation found the organization’s workplace “highly unprofessional," especially f

Robinhood's customer ranks grow, revenue soars ahead of IPO

NEW YORK (AP) — Robinhood saw its revenue more than quadruple early this year as the new generation of investors it’s helped empower shook up Wall Street with their newfound trading power.
Oscars invite Steven Yeun, Issa Rae, others to join Academy

Oscars invite Steven Yeun, Issa Rae, others to join Academy

Steven Yeun, Nathan Lane, Issa Rae, Robert Pattinson, Janet Jackson, Leslie Odom Jr. and Laverne Cox are among the artists being invited to join the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
US construction spending fell 0.3% in May, housing slowing

US construction spending fell 0.3% in May, housing slowing

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. construction spending fell 0.3% in May. Growth in housing, the economy's standout performer, slowed while activity in areas most directly impacted by the pandemic showed further weakness.
Watch what you like on streaming -- assuming you can find it

Watch what you like on streaming -- assuming you can find it

Content is king — if you can find it. As streaming services proliferate, it's becoming more of a challenge to track down your favorite TV shows and blockbuster movies when streaming services can change up their offerings every month.

US manufacturing activity grows, but slightly slower in June

SILVER SPRING, Md. (AP) — Growth in U.S. manufacturing slowed slightly in June, as supply chain problems persist and businesses say they are still struggling to find workers.
Legal firms see rise in demand for 'repairs' to DIY divorce agreements

Legal firms see rise in demand for 'repairs' to DIY divorce agreements

HALIFAX — Of all the cases Brian Galbraith has worked on over the years, one that still sticks with him involves a client who divorced his wife using a documents they completed themselves.
Africa's COVID-19 envoy blasts EU, COVAX over vaccine crisis

Africa's COVID-19 envoy blasts EU, COVAX over vaccine crisis

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — The African Union special envoy tasked with leading efforts to procure COVID-19 vaccines for the continent is blasting Europe as Africa struggles amid a crushing third surge of infections, saying Thursday that “not one dose, not
US jobless claims fall to 364,000, a new pandemic low

US jobless claims fall to 364,000, a new pandemic low

WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of Americans applying for unemployment aid fell again last week to the lowest level since the pandemic struck last year, further evidence that the job market and the broader economy are rebounding rapidly from the coronav